Ph.D. students must complete at least 48 credit hours, within the following guidelines:

• Course-work of 18 credit hours, including elective courses of 12 credit hours, and research seminar courses of six credit hours. Each course is worth three credit hours. Students can also select, with the aid of their academic advisors, elective courses from other interdisciplinary graduate programs.

• Thesis-work of 30 credit hours.

Elective courses

ENV 601- Seawater and Brackish Water Desalination

ENV 602- Environmental Economics

ENV 603- Hazardous Waste Management

ENV 604- Environmental Processes and Systems

ENV 605- Life Cycle Assessment

ENV 606- Risk and Hazard Management in Environment and Energy

ENV 607- Environmental Performance Measures and Indices

ENV 608- Industrial Waste Treatment


Ph.D. students have to participate in two seminars activities that are based on self-learning and presentations of new advanced topics in her/his discipline. The total credit hours of the seminar are six. The seminar ENV 702 will be conducted by distinguished Japanese and/or Egyptian Professors, while seminar ENV 703 will be conducted by students through presentations of recent Journals and papersin the student research field. As well as students shall present the progress in their research projects.

ENV 702- Advanced Research Seminar on Environmental Engineering

ENV 703- Research Seminar on Recent Topics Environmental Engineering

Ph.D. Dissertation:

The Ph.D. candidate should prepare and defend a dissertation based on a high-valued research work in one research topic in the fields of Energy Resources and Environmental Engineering. The dissertation should present a new contribution(s) in the respective field of research.

ENV 802 Ph.D. Dissertation